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Class I Medical Device Recall: Fresenius Kabi LLC, Red Blood Cell (RBC) Exchange Sets used on AS104 Blood Cell Separation Device by FDA Posted Tue 21 Dec 2010 12:00am Recall Class: Class I Date Recall Initiated: October 18, 2010 Product(s): Red Blood Cell (RBC) Set (catalog number 9007601), lot numbers WKT252, YLT061, ZCT011, and ZGT052, manufactured from October 1, 2007 to July 30, 2010. 255 units are subject to this recall. The Company issued a Field Safety Corrective Acti ... Read on »
Fresenius Kabi LLC, Red Blood Cell (RBC) Exchange Sets used on AS104 Blood Cell Separation Devices: Class I Recall by FDA Posted Tue 21 Dec 2010 1:40pm [Posted 12/21/2010] AUDIENCE: Risk Manager, Hematology ISSUE: Use of the recalled product has led to removal of greater amounts of red blood cells than intended, resulting in hemodilution. 255 units are subject to this recall, including Red Blood Cell (RBC) Set (catalog number 9007601), lot numbers WKT252, YLT061, ... Read on »
Study Uses Stem Cells to Boost Red Blood Cell Production by Medline Plus Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 12:00pm New method could dramatically increase transfusion blood supply, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Transfusion and Donation , Stem Cells Read on »
Red Blood Cell Omega-3 Levels ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 27 Feb 2012 8:51pm Red Blood Cell Omega-3 Levels Linked to Brain Volume Levels of DHA in the lowest quartile tied to smaller brain volume, cognitive impairment 28 feb 2012-- In adults without clinical dementia, low red blood cell (RBC) levels of omega-3 fatty acids are associated with smaller brain volumes and lower scores on ... Read on »
Advena helps fight Anemia by Supporting Red Blood Cell Production by franklinb Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:39pm Your blood is the carrier of life sustaining oxygen to your cells and tissues. It also removes carbon dioxide from your body and keeps you mentally sharp. It’s a fact; your body’s red blood cells are the carriers of life giving oxygen throughout your body. But sometimes you just may find that your blood is lacking on key blood building nutrients. ... Read on »
Home Remedies For Treating Anaemia And Increasing Red Blood Cells. by baldeepkaur0081 Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 5:00am Anaemia is the decrease in number of red blood cells (RBCs) or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. The very common symptoms of anaemia include Fatigue,dizziness,weakness,shortness of breath,fainting or passing out,light headedness,rapid heart rate,looking pale, and others. There are several home remedies for anaemia which ... Read on »
Red Blood Cell Count Still Low by Karen Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm 1 Comment Remember two weeks ago, my red blood cell count was 9.8 (should be 12 to 15) and so they gave me an Aranesp injection to bring it up? And they also suggested that I eat things like spinach and beans and liver? Yum! Which I did. Last Thursday, when I got Super Chemo, I asked what my red blood cell count was. My nurse gave me the printout ... Read on »
Emerging Drug Class May Enhance Red Blood Cell Production In Anemic Patients by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 26 Dec 2010 11:56am By determining how corticosteroids act to promote red blood cell progenitor formation, Whitehead Institute researchers have identified a class of drugs that may be beneficial in anemias, including those resulting from trauma, sepsis, malaria, kidney dialysis, and chemotherapy. Anemia occurs due to a breakdown in erythropoiesis, the multi-st ... Read on »
Red blood cell anti-oxidant parameters in silicosis by Jan Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 10:14pm The anti-oxidant phenotype was determined in red blood cells and plasma of a group of male control subjects (n = 48) and a number of silicosis patients (n = 19). Haemoglobin, reduced and oxidized glutathione, glutathione peroxidase and superoxide dismutase were determined in red blood cells after haemolysis. In plasma, water soluble fluorescent s ... Read on »
Low Red Blood Cell Count by Karen Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm Nurse Amy, whom I think is awesome, was my nurse yesterday. I got Easy Chemo as planned, but in addition I also got an Aranesp injection to boost my red blood cell (hemoglobin) count. My HGB was 9.8 when it should be 12 to 15.5. When Nurse Amy came over with the injection, I thought she was trying to give me the Neulasta injection, which shoul ... Read on »